Archive for the ‘Gender’ Category

The Communicated Stereotype hasn’t yet written a blog about stereotypes and scientific findings. After you view the clip below, TCS welcomes your input on the topic in the comments section of this post. Check out this newscast from ABC News asking: Is There a Gene for Motherhood?

Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 10:00 | 4 comments
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I’m sure it was headline news at the time, but somehow I missed it. This past August, Jessica Samakow of The Huffington Post wrote about Harrods gender-neutral toy store in her article, Harrods Unveils Gender-Neutral Toy Department, ‘Toy Kingdom’ Seeing how toys invade us through the media (e.g., television shows, movies, commercials, magazines), the article […]

Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 10:00 | 5 comments
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Today TCS wants to thank WNBA basketball player Candace Parker for communicating an unstereotype. The unstereotype, as I am coining it today, is a message about a group that is counter to the stereotype for that group. Because stereotypes help with information processing, the unstereotype actually makes information processing difficult because it counters your stereotypical […]

Thursday, September 27th, 2012 at 10:00 | 3 comments
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In a recent post on her blog Art Therapy and Related Topics, Natasha Shapiro discusses the pregnant therapist and its impact on therapy for both the therapist and patient. In her first of a multi part post which is amended to be more non-therapist reader friendly and posted here, titled The Pregnant Therapist: Transference and […]

Friday, September 14th, 2012 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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For today’s Thing Thursday at The Communicated Stereotype the stereotype guru wanted to share with you the gift of love (and stereotypes) in dice form (technically in dice package form).

Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 10:30 | 0 comments
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See nine more from Ladies’ Home Journal. Or perhaps see if you can locate a copy of the definitive cartoon book on the topic.

Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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Recent news about a controversial new anti-circumcision law in Germany reminds me of a stereotype I heard a year ago in the media. CNN commentator Touré in discussing the efforts in California to ban circumcision argued “what’s a little foreskin” and stated that boys should “man up” about being circumcised. Note: I tried to find […]

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 09:10 | 1 comment
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A recent episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (6/7/12) struck a cord with me. Stewart’s lengthy tirade on fair game in politics is insightful especially when he points out that some claims of ‘fairness’ have no merit. His tirade reminds me of the role fairness plays in perpetuating discrimination and the absurdity of […]

Monday, June 25th, 2012 at 22:11 | 1 comment
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On today’s Weblog Wednesday, I invite you to read a blog posted at The Society for Menstrual Research website. The author, Alex Epstein, discusses her realization that menstruation isn’t and shouldn’t be a cause of embarrassment and, thus, something to hide. As you read her short post I encourage you to think about the stereotypes […]

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 09:55 | 0 comments
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Sometimes people become annoyed when a person criticizes the media for how groups, particularly racial, gender, and age groups are represented. Naysayers would argue that the critic is exaggerating, making much ado about nothing, and just being overly PC (“i.e., politically correct).” But one wonders whether they have ever taken a critical look at media […]

Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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